Doc (Rukiya Bernard) and Joline (Caroline Cave) are now a couple and are living together in Denver, Doc, whose real name is Sarah Carol, works at the local hospital. Joline is also working there, pretending to be a nurse, and has a creepy co-worker named Jared (Aidan Kahn) who says he recognizes her from somewhere. He asks her out, but retreats quickly when she says her girlfriend wouldn’t like it. Jaden is the same guy who asked Vanessa out when she gave blood at the clinic in Seattle where he worked shortly before the Rising (Episode 1.2). He told Vanessa at that time that he lived only a few blocks from her. Could Jaden be more than he seems? In any event, if Joline has a past in Seattle that she is concealing, it is going to come back to haunt her. Continue reading →
Hilary Jardine (Susan) will be Tessa, in Season Three of the CBS series ZOO, which is based on the 2012 novel by James Patterson, and chronicles the fight, led by Jackson Oz, against a spreading and coordinated wave of violent animal attacks against humans across the globe. Tessa, whose job is helping refugees to safety, is also romantically involved with Oz. Tessa is further described as having a “warmth and humour about her” and as being a “true source of light in Jackson’s life”. The premiere date for Season Three has not yet been announced, but the first two seasons each began on the last Tuesday in June.
Jardine is also Laura Prescott in the TV movie WALKING THE DOG, the story of rival lawyers Kristie and Keith (played by Jennifer Finnigan and Sam Page) who battle each other in court as their dogs fall madly in love with each other. The canine affair brings the two lawyers together at every turn until they reluctantly realize it may not just be their pets who are in love. WALKING THE DOG will next air on The Hallmark Channel on Sunday, 12 March at 3pm.
Alison Wandzura (Nicole) will be Susie in episode 2.7 of THE MAGICIANS titled “Plan B”. On her website, Wandzura says: “Fellow actor Romuald Hivert and I will be throwing down some moves and getting sweaty as SUSIE and JIMMY.” The episode will air on SyFy (US) on Wednesday, 8 March, and on Showcase in Canada on 9 March.
David Cubitt (John) will be Dean Gamble in JUGGERNAUT, the tale of outlaw Saxon Gamble, who, after finding out that his mother has taken her own life, returns home and becomes obsessed with the notion that her death was not a suicide and that his older brother Dean was involved in her demise. Filmed last spring in Kamloops, B.C. (under the working title “Wrecking Ball”), JUGGERNAUT has no release date yet. — Cubitt will also be Robert in episode 6.12 of ONCE UPON A TIME, titled “Murder Most Foul”. The story somehow involves Pinocchio, and has a scheduled air date of 12 March on ABC.
Hannah Cheramy lost in the woods in THE HOLLOW CHILD .
Hannah Cheramy (Dylan) is Olivia in the thriller THE HOLLOW CHILD, which is about a teenager named Samantha (Jessica McLeod) who has just been placed in yet another foster home and gets tired of her newly-acquired foster sister tagging along wherever she goes. She ditches little Olivia (who wanders off into the woods and disappears). Three days later, Olivia returns as though nothing has happened, but Samantha begins to notice strange new things about the girl. Things that no one else seems to see. The film had its premiere on 9 February at the 2017 Victoria Film Festival. A trailer is available on YouTube
VAN HELSING has begun shooting Season Two. Episodes 2.1 and 2.2 will be directed by Michael Nankin who also directed the first three episodes of Season One.
Shauna MacDonald (Dean Peretti in O Kappa, My Kappa) will be Fräulein Stumpf in the dark comedy BUSINESS ETHICS, which is about a man (Larenz Tate) who sets out to run a Ponzi scheme. He is assisted in his efforts by Edwin Murk, a wealthy but crooked investment manager, and Veronica, his loyal but unsuspecting assistant who develops unrequited feelings for him. (Murk is played by Gil Bellows, who starred in the original short film.) Alyssa Veniece, (Riley, the hotel maid whose uniform was appropriated by Bo in Like Hell, Part 1) will play a character named Cellar. No word yet on a release date.
Lisa Berry (Serena in ArachnoFaebia) will be Candace Cranston in POWER RANGERS (the latest installment in that franchise) which follows five high school teens with unique superpowers who learn that their small town of Angel Grove (and the world) is on the verge of being obliterated by aliens. The five quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome personal issues and band together as the Power Rangers before it’s too late. It seems possible that Candace Cranston is in some way related to Billy Cranston (the original Blue Power Ranger). A trailer is available on YouTube. POWER RANGERS will be released in the US and Canada on 24 March 2017.
Vaugier tweeted this photo on 29 September, saying: “You know your 1st AD [Reed Makayev] had a good time shooting when he shows up like this for the wrap party #WashedAway”
Emmanuelle Vaugier (The Morrigan) will appear in two films coming out next year. She will be Lauren in the dark, supernatural thriller MASKS DON’T LIE, the story of Nora and her friend Daniela (Anna Hutchinson). The two women are invited to celebrate Carnival at a masked ball in Venice (Italy). Daniela wakes to find herself drugged and in a room filled with men who are celebrating something else entirely; and while searching for her friend, Nora follows someone she thinks she knows, and discovers that on a previous visit to Venice, she left a deadly secret behind.
Vaugier is also Gabrielle in WASHED AWAY, a TV movie about a recently widowed woman who, while on a business trip, spots her deceased husband alive and well and comes to realize that he has faked his death. Written by Roslyn Muir (who also wrote THE BIRDWATCHER) the film is set in San Francisco, and began production in Winnipeg last August.